Hi all! We are celebrating great report cards and new class lists for next year. Bug got a slightly less amazing report card than last time, but still great (last time she had all "excellent" scores and this time she got 2 "above averages" and the rest "excellent"), and MM improved so much. He went from poor to above average in vocabulary, he went from average to excellent in spelling, and his writing is now finally satisfactory, thanks to physical therapy. MM will have the same teachers next year. There were 2 first grade classes this year and next year there's only 1, so they needed to move some teachers. So he will be with the same teachers he had this year, which is nice because they know him and I don't have to explain all the emotional issues to them, just keep them informed about his Psychology sessions, etc. And they pulled 2 boys that were in his class this year apart for next year, which is fantastic, because those 2 boys are toxic when together and I think the class will be a lot less chaotic without the one boy in it, and another little boy who was apparently also kind of a problem is being held back. So 2 major contributors to the chaos will be in other classes, and the little girl he gets along with so well will be in his class next year, so I think that will be good for him. Bug has a really good teacher for next year who she really likes and most of her best friends are in her class for next year. We're happy. So we're having dessert day for dinner!!
Lynne, I spent all day yesterday reading the blurbs from your website and discussions on goodreads. So much fun! I hadn't seen all the scenes from Keridan's POV. I had seen the one from after art class and the one in her room, but not the others, so those were fascinating!! Is there any chance you'll be doing similar things for the The Crown and The Reign?
Sean, about your question regarding citizenship. Not necessarily. Not every country has the deal where they get citizenship if they are born there. Some countries also make you choose at some point. And that's IF the baby is registered. But, given the fact that most Vampires are not in society with humans, I doubt that Jennifer would have any citizenship at all. Think about Edward and Bella with Renesmee...they hardly registered her birth through vital records. Bella has to get false documents for her so she could flee with Jacob if she needed to. But Jennifer would have no need to do that as they don't mix in regular society...she probably has no birth or death records, and no actual citizenship. Should she need to fabricate documents for some reason, she would just have to choose the country from which she wanted the documents to be.
Sarah, yeah I looked up that book after you mentioned it...yuck. Seems like most people agreed with you, too.
Great that you got to see TFiOS. I want to see it, but not until it's on DVD so when I go into the ugly cry there are no witnesses.
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